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Origami. How to make 3D paper ball ornaments. I love 3D paper things. Love. And when I saw a little picture of what appeared to be paper balls in a CB2 catalog, I thought, "I am going to make those. " So the other day while Alex was writing a paper about mysterious things like polymers and flexible films and tactoids, I made a paper ball.

Then I proudly announced I had created a tactoid and it was sitting on my desk. He giggled. These are made from 12 slotted flower shapes that fit together to form a sphere. Download the PDF templates here:Large ball (10")– print/cut 12 sheetsMedium ball (5")– print/cut 2 sheetsSmall ball (3")– print/cut 1 sheet Download a Silhouette .studio file here:Small ball (3")– unzip the file; cut 1 sheet. If you want to hang your ornament, you might like to add the string before assembling the ball.

Use the slits to join petals together. It might be helpful to think of the first piece as the "north pole," and then add a row of five flowers encircling it. Inspiration: Origami Cranes. It is said that when one folds 1000 origami paper cranes they are granted a wish.

Inspiration: Origami Cranes

Source Source Source. Animal's origami in Crafts for home stationery and paper for birthdays, anniversaries or dinners. Paper Fortune Cookie Favors by La La Laurie. DIY Paper Pumpkins To Become Cool Autumn Decorations. What can be better and cheaper than paper pumpkins when it comes to Autumn decorations?

DIY Paper Pumpkins To Become Cool Autumn Decorations

They are easy to make but looks really cool. Besides they can be easily stored between seasons.


Kraken aus Hexentreppen basteln im Freshly Picked: How to Make Origami Lights. Crafty / DIY: origami leaf. Our work. With all the rain chased away from Brisbane for the moment, tonight's twilight market at Portside Wharf should be a great spot to get a little festive With roving entertainment, live acts, and secret santa giveaways there will be lots to see, and you can get on top of that Christmas shopping, with stalls full of of unique and handmade gifts, decorations and yummies!

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And if you can't make it tonight, there is also the Christmas market on Sunday, also at Portside. We will have a stall at both, with lots of new artworks, cards and tags, so please come along and say Hello! Craft ideas for Christmas! How to make a paper Finnish Star. The “Finnish Star” Tutorial demonstrating a paper star made by weaving paper strips and that was originally found on this page, cannot be shown at this time. The author of this star and tutorial learned the technique from her Finnish teacher as a school art project in the 70’s. The teacher herself also learned the weaving technique from her parents in her childhood.

Other sources found in the internet also verify that this is a traditional star craft. We have been asked to remove our free tutorial of the “Finnish Star” for our site visitors from this page. There is a conflict at the moment with this designer who has created a snowflake in the 1980’s and called it “Carolina Snowflake”. Although we are convinced that the “Carolina Snowflake” is coincidentally similar in design, shape and style to the “Finnish Star”, it is still difficult to prove its real origin. The differences: 1. 2. 3. Peter Callesen: Paper Cut Sculptures at Street Anatomy. Paper Butterfly II « Huikin. In January, I posted pictures of my large paper butterfly.

Paper Butterfly II « Huikin

Here are another two paper cut butterflies I did as well: They are not as detailed. Quite ugly in fact. Here’s the old papercut for comparison: Artist proves he is a cut above the rest with dainty models made using glue, a scalpel and just one sheet of A4 paper. By Daily Mail Reporter Updated: 15:55 GMT, 24 December 2009 Artist Peter Callesen proves he is a cut above the rest with these dainty models made using glue, a scalpel - and just one sheet of A4 paper.

Artist proves he is a cut above the rest with dainty models made using glue, a scalpel and just one sheet of A4 paper

Peter, 41, cuts intricate patterns from a white sheet of paper and uses the cutout to fold breathtaking designs such as skeletons, insects and buildings. The precision work transforms a piece of paper worth only a few pence into a piece of art that sells for £2,800. Flottille (detail) Homepage of Eric Joisel, master of the Japanese art of origami, sculptor and paperfolding artist. LE BLOG DE CLAUDE LOTHIER.  Readymech Series 002. Duo Fiberworks - Duo Fiberworks - Window Star tutorial. I made some Waldorf-style window stars to decorate our big living room windows.

Duo Fiberworks - Duo Fiberworks - Window Star tutorial

I like to put them up in the winter, to liven up the wintry view. They are a bit fiddly, but satisfying to crank out, not unlike cut paper snowflakes. The best paper to use is square kite paper (ETA- it's 6 1/4" square.) I bought mine at a Waldorf school store, but you could get some from Nova Natural. It's really much better to use instead of tissue paper, it's more sturdy and easier to fold. Actually, my son Julian, who is 7, made the green one, I was pleasently suprised he stuck with all the steps! Use the white paper as a work surface, it's easier to see what you are doing. Then fold it in half and crease well. Then fold the pieces each in half crosswise and cut. Next, open them out so you have a rectangle with a crease running down the center. See my not-quite tidy edge? Now on one end only, fold in the sides to meet at the middle.

So after you've done that with all eight pieces, you will have this: Crazy paper thing.